This week marked my return to face-to-face conferences and the realisation of just how much I’ve missed them! The British … More
New paper published… in search of the perfect tan
How do self-tanning agents work? A combination of Chemistry and Biology define what works best. Understanding the process has large commercial potential. This review covers all aspects of the self-tan reaction…from bench to salon!
New Paper Published – LaNt a31 in breast cancer
Big new paper out now! “Laminin N-terminus α31 is upregulated in invasive ductal breast cancer and changes the mode of tumour invasion.”
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Rare Disease Awareness Day 2022 – highlighting Aniridia
28th February is “Rare Disease Awareness Day”, shining a light on the 300 million people living with rare diseases. Here I shine a light on aniridia and our work toward a cure.
New paper published – B1 repetitive sequence methylation enhances second-degree burn wound healing
Congrats to Jiraroch Meevassana on his new paper on improving burn wound repair via treatment with B1 siRNA.
Two undergrad student papers published
Big shout out to undergraduate students Alice Ibbotson and Fang Ziyu for having their work published in Insider Imprint. @insiderimprint #proudlecturer
Does “significant” mean small? [Editing for impact #2]
Should significant only be used for small differences.
Teaching podcast update
A little while back, I was guest on a podcast about teaching methods. It’s now able to be embedded onto … More
You can see a lot by looking – fluorescence microscopy to brighten your day
Back in the lab post COVID and Dr Lee Troughton has been on the confocal microscope grabbing some cool pics … More
Stop saying "significant" in COVID19 science articles
“People with blood group A have a significantly higher risk for acquiring COVID-19 compared with non-A blood groups” proclaims the … More